Warren Masemola Xolani
Harriet Manamela Grace
Phuthi Nakene Patricia
Zimkhitha Nyoka Zanele
Mncedisi Shabangu Madoda
Msimang Sibusiso Nkulu
Jabulani Mthembu Jabu
Sihle Xaba Nhlanhla
Azwile Chamane-Madiba Zodwa
Emmanuel Nkosinathi Gweva Sabata
Nomonde Mbusi Thobeka
Writing Credits: Craig Freimond, Tshabalira Lebakeng, Antony Mafela, David Majoka, Madoda Nthuli, Harriet Perlman, Robbie Thorpe
Producer: Ronnie Apteker, Marc Baleiza, Rethabile Mothobi, Akin Omotoso, Harriet Perlman, Robbie Thorpe
Three strangers head to Johannesburg for different reasons. One man accepts a job offer from his cousin. Another young man must go to the city to claim his father's body. And the third stranger is a woman who takes her young cousin to live with her mother for the first time. Each of their tales end up taking a wrong turn as those they turn to betray them and their lives end up intersecting each other's in this thriller about surviving in the city.
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